APC Suspends Its Deputy National Chairman (South) For Anti-PartyLatest News, Politics Friday, January 24th, 2014
The National Executive Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Senator Annie Okonkwo over what it described as anti-party activities during the Anambra 2013 governorship and local government elections.
There are allegations that Senator Okonkwo worked with the opposition during the elections and has been suspended from his duties as the party’s Deputy National Chairman for South.
Sen Kabiru Gaya is expected to chair the investigation committee and Dr Muiz Banire is to act as the Secretary.
The probe sitting is expected to start from Monday 27th of January 2014.
African Examiner gathered that the Anambra State chapter of the party had on Monday, January 6th, 2014, suspended Mr. Okonkwo on grounds of anti-party activity
Also suspended was one Chuks J. Chinwuba, who according to the party, had been parading himself as acting chairman of APC in the state.
“The Anambra State Interim Committee has examined the roles played by our party members in the said election, particularly Senator Annie Okonkwo, the Deputy National Chairman, South, and one Mr. C.J Chinwuba who parades himself as the “State Chairman” of the party and have found their conduct to be reprehensible and embarrassing which have put the party in contempt, public ridicule and disrepute.
“These anti party activities have continued with their unguarded and unauthorized utterances about the proposed Anambra State Local Government Council election, and sowing seeds of discord and hatred among party members.
“In view of the above, therefore, the Anambra State Interim Committee of APC hereby suspends the duo of Senator Annie Okonkwo and Mr. C.J Chinwuba forthwith.” the Party declares
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